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808boy
03-04-2012, 01:05 PM
Aloha,
I'm back on Maui (again) and secured another M-brand purchase. No, not a Mele, a Maui Music Concert. Very nice gently used for an incredible price I couldn't pass up.
I know very little about this brand except what I read here. Could someone fill me in on this uke. What is truly meant by "pre-fire" ukes other than the obvious meaning. Also this one has a round soundhole as opposed to the elongated oval.
Any help or thoughts are appreciated..........................BO........... ....

ukeonthebeach
03-04-2012, 01:14 PM
I have a pre-fire soprano. It sounds great. Peter Lieberman had a fire in his shop. I believe he was injured as well. After the fire there was a period where he was not making ukes. He rebuilt his shop and resumed his trade, and so there is a distinction between his pre-fire and post fire intruments. I believe they also took on a new look after his hiatus. that's about all I know about it...Peter is a very respected builder though, that much is for sure.

808boy
03-04-2012, 02:37 PM
Mahalo ukeonthebeach. I get the uke tomorrow. Is there serial numbers to ID build date etc.?.............